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You want experience life on Mars. Visit Amboy Crater in August. Mid-day is best for the full experience. Like any astronaut you need the right gear. Luckily oxygen is plentiful. You have to consider your risks before venturing out this way. There is no fee,no...More
Unfortunately, I was coming through this area in August and it was smokin' hot. I just took a few pictures and walked up to the viewing platform. Did I mention how unbelievably hot it was? It would be a beautiful hike in the fall or...More
I am writing this as a warning to other visitors as the people that went there are dead. August 14, a 58 year old woman and a 60 year old man died 100 yards from each other and half way to the crater on a...More
I lucked out with this place. I was in nearby Mojave National Preserve while on spring break and saw via a wildflower website that this place was in full bloom that same week. So I went out of my way by 80 miles and headed...More
My husband and I visited the Amboy Crater between stops at Joshua Tree and Needles, CA. We didn't hike to the crater, since we were with our dog, but just being able to take some photos of the Crater and viewing it from afar was...More
Right off Route 66 outside Amboy is a pull out sight to the crater. A short time we got to the top parking lot. A short trail took us to the overlook. Was surprised to see the size of the crater. Knowing from looking at...More
Me and my husband are doing free hiking trips across Southern California. He discover this place and it was stunning!! Maybe more than a mile hike, it was easy for me. Hard part was when I want to see the view. From inside the crater,...More